5 Things We Learned During Miley Cyrus' 'Bangerz' Tour at Scottrade Center

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Bryan Sutter
Miley Cyrus has kicked "Hannah Montana" to the curb for good. See more photos here.

If last night's gleeful tongue wagging and enthusiastic dry humping were any indication, Miley Cyrus has definitely licked whatever ailed her this spring.

After cancelling her original April date due to hospitalization for an illness, Cyrus made good on her promise to make it up to St. Louis during last night's rescheduled "Bangerz" tour show at Scottrade Center. The former Disney star slid down a giant tongue, pranced around the stage and engaged her audience with passion, and though the show wasn't perfect, it certainly was amazing to see. From gyrating bears to shout-outs to her "hillbillies," Cyrus gave her all.

See also:
- Slideshow: Miley Cyrus Brings the 'Bangerz' Tour to Scottrade Center
- Hospitalized Miley Cyrus Cancels Tonight's Scottrade Show
- Sorry, Miley Fans, You Need to Buy New Tickets to the Rescheduled St. Louis Show

There were plenty of things that stayed with us long after Cyrus finished the show with her star-spangled, rap-country version of "Party in the U.S.A.," the only nod to her Hannah Montana days. Below, check out five things that we're still thinking about long after the confetti cleared.

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Bryan Sutter

Choreography revolves around humping stuff.

Did you go into the show wanting to see Cyrus fuck a lot of things? You got your money's worth, then! Nothing was safe from Cyrus's pelvic thrusts. Not the windshield of the gold monster truck with spinners during "Love, Money, Party." Not the really hot shirtless dude in a giant bed during "Get It Right." Not the leg of the ceiling-high wolf-dog-statue-thing with glowing eyes during "Can't Be Tamed." Not the pink-braided Lily Allen, who joined Cyrus at the satellite stage at the back of the floor Allen's own "It's Not Fair." Not the person in the furry blue bulldog costume straight out of a demented Banana Splits during "On My Own." And certainly not the monstrous hot dog topped with a saddle and suspended on cables over the audience during "Someone Else."

Nope, Cyrus was an equal-opportunity humper.

That said, the choreography in general was outstanding. It's no easy feat to dance hard and sing out without going breathless, but Cyrus managed to do it, though her voice did waver a bit occasionally.

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Her voice is weird.

Cyrus' voice on studio albums is a little divisive; that gulpy intonation with the southern twang isn't for everyone. But in a live setting, Cyrus' style became even more of a burden. Amplified to the highest degree, it was hard to miss how off-putting and flat her nasal tone was during "My Darlin'" and "Adore You." Cyrus' voice was quite strong, however, during "F U" and her cover of the Beatles' "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds."

Still, Cyrus' vocals needed to be turned way up; there were a number of songs where her words couldn't be heard over the bass or electronics or were muddied by the mix. It's impossible to expect perfect clarity in a show with so much going on, but it felt wrong that Cyrus was overshadowed by her band at many points.

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Jennifer Mayfield
Jennifer Mayfield

The worst part about it is that people actually took their young kids to see this trash, I just hope the good parents walked right back out not subjecting their young minds to that nastiness! Sad sad these are our kids role models

Catherine Bowers
Catherine Bowers

She must be doing something right.Despite the fact that her music leaves much to be desired, people spend hard earned money on it, people are talking about her and she manages to keep her name and face in the news.

Kathy Burkheart
Kathy Burkheart

That's great. pretty sure your 21 year old isn't a very famous millionaire either. And if thousands will pay to see it...then why does it bother you? Don't go see her show!

Lynn Wagner
Lynn Wagner

Yeah... my 21 yr old isn't diddling herself on the hood of a car for thousands to see.

Robyn Stafford Doerrer
Robyn Stafford Doerrer

My daughter is 21 & if she acted like that in public I would kick her ass. Age is not an excuse for that type of behavior. To the people in defense of her behavior i ask, If she was a random young person without fame, would your opinion of her still be the same? I think not.

Susan Smith
Susan Smith

You can take the Hillbilly out of the hills,,,,But you CAN'T take the hillbilly out of the hillbilly !!!She is a nasty HO !

Ben Walters
Ben Walters

No one gives a fudge about miley cyrus in this sad day in st. louis

Kat Meowcullough
Kat Meowcullough

See that's exactly what I'm trying to tell everyone with something to say about this young mogul! And thank you for the recognition not everyone realizes that age does not equate to wisdom.

Letha Adkirson
Letha Adkirson

Settle down Kat. Being the EVER SO WISE age of 22, of course you have an opinion. Lighten up. Listen,don't listen, no one cares!

Kathy Burkheart
Kathy Burkheart

Exactly! There's not much difference with her than any other 21 year old....except that she is in the spotlight and can then be scrutinized for everything. I think she's great...and I don't fault her at all.

Timothy Grider
Timothy Grider

Love her! Anything that makes this many lame, narrow-minded tongues wag must be GREAT! Stay in the hills you varmints, there's a sexual revolution going on everywhere else....

Zachary Florence
Zachary Florence

All these women calling Miley a slut/whore/shank, I wonder if you'd have those same reactions at a Billy Ray concert, or Marilyn Manson? Or do they just deserve the title of freak. And please, argue the degree of sexual exploitation these figures display, like it even matters. For the record, I hate Miley's music.

Dan Blake
Dan Blake

5. It sucks 4. It sucks 3. It sucks 2. It sucks 1. It really sucks

Jennifer Mc Clusky Williams
Jennifer Mc Clusky Williams

We were in the mezzanine and could see under the stage and back stage. It gave me a new appreciation for how much is put into these shows. My daughter and her friend don't like how she acts sometimes but enjoyed the show and the music. She still has a lot of country in her, she's 21 and doing what a lot of 21 yr olds do--testing boundaries, finding herself--just on a different scale.

Cathy Bishop Butcher
Cathy Bishop Butcher

Keep it classy Miley! She is sick, in the old fashion way, not the new sick is a good thing kinda way! Great pics for your family album.

Phil Janovick
Phil Janovick

Even they wouldnt touch that skank...... ;-)

Phil Janovick
Phil Janovick

I have no respect for any parent that would be stupid enough to let their under age kid go see that trashy broad.... They need their morals checked......... I aint no prince that's for sure but this is whats wrong with our country Effed up parents .... :-(

Mark Sullivan
Mark Sullivan

So, she again showed how little talent she has and gave everyone a show of what the only thing she's good at, "Life on a Mattress" isn't art

Kat Meowcullough
Kat Meowcullough

Jesus all the fossils on this page need to get over it. I bet you're all great role models, never done anything questionable have you? So quick to cast the first stone. Sad.

Letha Adkirson
Letha Adkirson

Miley Cyrus concert last night?!?! Huh? That's why the folks in Ferguson were so pissed ! Lol.

Kathy Burkheart
Kathy Burkheart

I was there last night. It was an AMAZING show, that i would pay to see again and again. Miley is a 21 year old girl who is an amazing singer, and who was brought up as a "Disney" child, and no longer wishes to portray the "Disney" imagine. THAT'S HER CHOICE....and I think that she is a genius! Why? Because she's making millions of dollars doing what SHE wants to do, the way SHE wants to do it. If you don't like her, fine, don't go see her. But there is no reason for all the horrible name calling. Although, I'm pretty sure she doesn't care what you say...she's still making millions.

Ange Rhoden
Ange Rhoden

She disgust me anymore. I wont play her songs nor ever go to one of her concerts.... nor will my child. let the rest of the world have her!

Dan Porter
Dan Porter

People hated PJ Harvey, Maddona, Marilyn Monroe, Kathleen Hanna, all for the same reasons people hate Miley.

Shirley Hofbauer Bote
Shirley Hofbauer Bote

She is so DISGUSTING, CAN'T STAND HER. If I was a parent of a teen, there is no way in hell I would allow my child to go to one of her concerts. I don't care if people are talking about her which is publicity. What they are saying isn't "GOOD".

Rita Kiry Ryan
Rita Kiry Ryan

Miley Cyrus has lost her mind and she's in need a intensive therapy. Seriously, something has gone wrong with this child.

Angie Carter Bodenstein
Angie Carter Bodenstein

I can't wait until all the hype for Miley dries up and she disappears with her no talent self.

Diana Walker
Diana Walker

Why doesn't she just do porn if that's what she wants people to see. Geez.

Lorie Clark Masterhan
Lorie Clark Masterhan

Ha! Look how many likes this comment has! While what you're stating is a little harsh, it's understandable lol!

Megan Edwards
Megan Edwards

She will be the next to be committed. All these child pop stars grow up to be absurd. Brittney Spears, Amanda Bynes, Lyndsey Lohan...etc. It's just sad.

Robert Gatesh
Robert Gatesh

I thought that was the Slutz & Horz Tour . . .

Kari Collins McCormick
Kari Collins McCormick

I took my nieces - and after reading reviews, I was prepared to cover eyes (they are 14 & 17). This show was not nearly as pornographic as the media made it out to be. As a matter of fact, there was really nothing original about it. The clothes, props, dancing - all recycled 90's Madonna.

justinctaylor
justinctaylor

I knew a 21 year old drug dealer. He wasn't a millionaire but he made a lot of money. I guess if people are willing to pay to do it then its ok. Thanks Kathy

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